Construction industry

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The Ethical Construction Collection aims to inform corporate social responsibility within the construction industry, providing access to resources advising on ethical procurement, equity and diversity, code of conduct, training and education and culture.
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Lean construction is the creation of value through the elimination of waste. This collection contains informative resources related to various aspects of lean construction.
Technical report

Health and safety management using building information modelling: phase two report

The research 'Work Health and Safety Management using Building Information Modelling' is a four-phase study aiming to examine the opportunities to achieve WHS objectives through the application of BIM in major construction projects. This technical report presents the outcomes of Phase 2, including the results...
Journal article

Work-life experiences of women in the construction industry: a case of women in Lagos Mainland, Nigeria

Despite calls for a more pluralistic and inclusive workforce, the construction industry remains male-dominated, thereby limiting its growth potentials. The study examined the effects of workload on family expectations intending to support initiatives on gender equality and equity that will improve working conditions in the...
Journal article

Exploring the factors triggering occupational ethics risk of technology transaction in Chinese construction industry

The technology transaction, like any other, is not immune to unethical occupational behavior. This study aims to investigate the source of occupational ethics risk during technology transaction in the Chinese construction industry.
Journal article

Corporate behavior: an exploratory study of the Brazilian tax management from a corporate social responsibility perspective

The purpose of this article is to analyse financial and social responsibility information disclosed by the five main Brazilian construction companies that are being investigated in Brazil’s Operation Car Wash because of inappropriate behaviour.
Journal article

Differences in occurrence of unethical business practices in a post-transitional country in the CEE region: the case of Slovakia

This study aims to contribute to the understanding of unethical practices in business and asks whether certain types of organisations are considerably more exposed to unethical business practices than others are.
Conference paper

Lean tools proposal to mitigate delays and cost overruns in construction projects

Time and cost deviations in the construction industry are frequent. This paper developed a literature review to examine 33 research papers published since 1988 in the Web of Science database to identify the main factors causing these deviations.
Report

Self-certification in construction industry trades

This report explores self-certification models in construction industry trades. In particular, the key features of self-certification in regulated occupations and critical factors that make it successful.
Conference paper

Model of evaluation of sustainability performance in building projects integrating Lean, through the Delphi method

This article presents a review of the literature of the main studies that address the implementation of Lean principles and environmental sustainability management and proposes a model for evaluating sustainable management performance in building projects where Lean tools are implemented.